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Tête de Faune
By Pablo Picasso
Located in New York, NY
Unsigned and unnumbered proof, aside from the edition of 50 numbered impressions. This is from the collection of Picasso's granddaughter, Marina Picasso, with her collection ink stam...
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20th Century Modern The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Linocut

Cartier New York, Charlton & Co. Art Deco Diamond Wristwatch
By Cartier
Located in New York, NY
A watch composed of an openwork bracelet of old European- and baguette-cut diamonds centering a watch case with a single-cut diamond surround, white rectangular dial with black Arabi...
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1920s Art Deco Vintage The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Diamond, Platinum

President John F. & First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy’s English Victorian Tea Table
By Albert Hadley, Sister Parish
Located in St. Louis, MO
President John F. & First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy’s English Victorian tea table Quite possibly the most important tea table in American History The famed, English Victorian tea ta...
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Antique The Most Beautiful Things

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Lacquer

Le pied ou Etude de pied, Henri Matisse, Sculpture, Bronze, 1950's, 3/10 pieces
By Henri Matisse
Located in Geneva, CH
Le pied ou Etude de pied, Henri Matisse, Sculpture, Bronze, 1950's, 3/10 pieces Conceived in 1909, cast in 1952. Ed. 3/10. Signed and numbered on the top of the base : H.M.3 ; Stamp...
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1950s Modern The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Bronze

Vintage 1976 Sonny & Cher Documented Custom-Made Bob Mackie Sequin Gown Suit Set
By Bob Mackie
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Own a major slice of celebrity history! Two important, well-documented Sonny & Cher worn garments custom made for their 1976-77 promotional pictures and Westchester/Harrah's performa...
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1970s The Most Beautiful Things

Van Cleef & Arpels Sapphire Necklace, Bracelet, & Earrings Set
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in New York, NY
Van Cleef & Arpels Sapphire Necklace, Bracelet, & Earrings Set, Circa 1965. Approximately 380 cts of blue sapphires & approximately 15 cts of diamonds , G-H color & VS-SI clarity....
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1950s Vintage The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Sapphire, White Gold

Lauren Bacall Ring Holder Sterling Silver Hat Form Legendary Hollywood Actress
Located in New York, NY
This is a wonderful Sterling Silver Miniature Hat Form Ring Holder from the personal desktop of Hollywood Icon Lauren Bacall. We purchased the collection of items from Ms. Bacall's...
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20th Century Unknown Contemporary The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

Princess Margaret, 1962 Photographed by Snowdon 'Anthony Armstrong-Jones'
By Lord Snowdon
Located in London, GB
Princess Margaret - 1962   Photographed by Snowdon (Anthony Armstrong-Jones) 1930 - 2017   This is a very rare opportunity to acquire a signed limited original Snowdon photographic p...
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1960s English Vintage The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Paper

Antique 1.43 Carat Fancy Pink and Fancy Yellow Diamond Ring
Located in London, GB
A turn-of-the-century pink and white diamond ring, the natural fancy pink pear-shaped diamond weighing 1.43 carats (HRD Report ), set within two white and one yellow brilliant-cut di...
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Late 19th Century Belle Époque Antique The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Diamond, Yellow Diamond, Pink Diamond, Yellow Gold, Platinum

Bulgari Diamond Ruby Gold Serpenti Necklace
By Bvlgari
Located in New York, NY
Capturing the seductive and alluring quintessence of the Bulgari Serpent, this resplendent piece sinuously curves around the neck, with scales comprised of 18k yellow and white gold,...
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21st Century and Contemporary The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold

Leitizia Bonaparte’s, Madame Mere Dressing Mirror and Jewellery Cabinet
By Georges Jacob
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
A mahogany cheval mirror and jewellery cabinet, once belonging to Leitizia Bonaparte, Napoleon's mother. The veneered semi circular topped mirror framed by columns topped with gilt b...
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Early 19th Century French Empire Antique The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Bronze

Pré et arbres by Pierre-Auguste Renoir - Post-Impressionist landscape painting
By Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Located in London, GB
*UK BUYERS WILL PAY AN ADDITIONAL 5% IMPORT DUTY ON TOP OF THE ABOVE PRICE Pré et arbres by Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) Oil on canvas 23 x 39 cm (9 x 15 ³/₈ inches) Stamped lo...
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1890s Post-Impressionist The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Ceiling Lamp Designed by Ilmari Tapiovaara, Finland, 1955
By Ilmari Tapiovaara
Located in Stockholm, SE
Copper. Unique. Provenance: Villa Rauma-Repola, Rauma, Finland. Measures: L 158 cm/ 5' 2 3/4" W 139 cm/ 4' 7 1/4" H 121 cm/ 3' 11 3/4".   
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1950s Finnish Mid-Century Modern Vintage The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Copper

Tête de Faune, Picasso, Unique work, 1960's, Terracotta, Tiles, Design, Sculptur
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Geneva, CH
Tête de Faune, Picasso, Unique work, 1960's, Terracotta, Tiles, Design, Sculptur Tête de faune Unique work 14.03.1961 Painted and glazed terracotta tile 15 x 15 cm Dated upper right...
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1960s Post-War The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Terracotta

Rare Editioned Bronze Hand and Feet Chair by Pedro Friedeberg
By Pedro Friedeberg
Located in Atlanta, GA
The “Hand Chair” is the most seminal design work by Pedro Friedeberg and one of the icons of 20th century design. With its whimsical conception rooted in the realm of surrealism comb...
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Late 20th Century Mexican Modern The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Bronze

1915 Premium Style 23 Gold Lyon and Healy Concert Grand Harp
By Lyon & Healy
Located in Stamford, CT
Lyon and Healy Concert Grand Harp Premium style 23 gold. Number 3011. The very top of the line and considered by most to be the most widely recognized harp in the world by this highl...
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Early 20th Century High Victorian The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Giltwood

Chez la modiste (Modiste garnissant un chapeau) by Edgar Degas - Work on paper
By Edgar Degas
Located in London, GB
*UK BUYERS WILL PAY AN ADDITIONAL 5% IMPORT DUTY ON TOP OF THE ABOVE PRICE Chez la modiste (Modiste garnissant un chapeau) by Edgar Degas (1834-1917) Pastel and charcoal on paper 46...
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1880s Impressionist The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Paper, Charcoal, Pastel

Vintage 1962 Christian Dior Gown Vintage 1960s Christian Dior Silk Dress UK 10
By Christian Dior
Located in Cheltenham, GB
Made in the most exquisite ivory silk, decorated with silver glass claw set rhinestones, glow mesh rhinestone strands, faceted iridescent glass beads, and frosted white glass beads, ...
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1960s The Most Beautiful Things

Roman Antiquities Fragment Stone Sculpture, 2nd Century AD, Spain
Located in Girona, Spain
Roman Antiquities stone sculpture fragment Rare latin text fragment 2nd century, Spain Provenance: Private Collector "Certificate of Authenticity" Aesthetic and Cultural Very g...
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15th Century and Earlier Spanish Classical Roman Antique The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Marble

George Washington's Dinner Plate
Located in New Orleans, LA
Owned by George and Martha Washington, this important Blue Canton China dinner plate was used by the Presidential couple when entertaining guests at their famed Mount Vernon home. Th...
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18th Century Chinese Chinese Export Antique The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Porcelain

Jean-Léon Gérôme - Lion aux Aguets; On the Watch, french, painting, academicism
By Jean-Léon Gérôme
Located in London, GB
Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824-1904) Lion aux Aguets; On the Watch oil on canvas 29.2 x 42.4 cm signed and inscribed 'Esquisse J L Gérome/Aimé Morot' (lower right) Price: £150,000 GBP Prov...
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19th Century Academic The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Arne Jacobsen Egg Chair Robin Egg Blue Ostrich Leather Fritz Hansen Denmark 1958
By Fritz Hansen, Arne Jacobsen
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Arne Jacobsen Egg chair, Robin Egg Blue Ostrich Leather, Fritz Hansen, Denmark, 1958. Stunning early piece in original mid-century, vibrant blue - turquoise ostrich leather. Labeled ...
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Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Aluminum

Cheri Bibi
By Max Ernst
Located in München, DE
with signature and numbered 52/175 on the plinth, with foundry stamp 'C. Valsuani, cire perdue'. Edition: 3 patinae (green, brown, black) with 175 copies each + 15 E.A. + some E.E. (...
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1970s The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Bronze

Ancient Roman Intaglio of Winged God in a Boat in Later Gold Signet Ring
Located in London, GB
Ancient Roman Intaglio of Winged God in a Boat in later Gold Signet Ring Ca. 100-300 AD An Ancient Roman dark stone intaglio engraved with a scene of winged God holding a trident,...
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15th Century and Earlier Classical Roman Antique The Most Beautiful Things

French Paris 1880 Neoclassic Walking Cane 18Kt Gold with Carved Amber & Macassar
Located in Miami, FL
French neoclassical precious stick cane. An exceptional and luxurious masterpiece of art, created in Paris France at the end of the 19th century, circa 1880-1890. This marvelous wal...
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Late 19th Century Napoleon III Antique The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Amber, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Rue Aubriot, Paris 1975
By Helmut Newton
Located in Palm Desert, CA
A vintage, gelatin silver print by contemporary artist Helmut Newton. "Rue Aubriot, Paris 1975" is a black and white, gelatin silver print depicting a Paris street scene of two women...
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1970s Contemporary The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Silver Gelatin

Rare Paavo Tynell for Idman Pendant Lamp with Wavy Surface in Brass
By Idman, Paavo Tynell
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Paavo Tynell for Idman, rare pendant lamp, brass, Finland, 1960s Exclusive chandelier by Finnish lamp designer Paavo Tynell for Idman. The wavy texture of the shade was used by Ty...
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1960s Finnish Mid-Century Modern Vintage The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Brass

2005 Hermès Fuchsia Pink Ostrich Birkin 28
By Hermès
Located in London, GB
A rare, collectable and highly sought-after 21st century (2005) Hermès fuchsia pink ostrich Birkin 28, comprising of one compartment with one self-toggle gusseted zipper pocket and o...
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21st Century and Contemporary The Most Beautiful Things

Antique French Parquetry and Bronze Cartonnier Writing Desk with Clock
Located in London, GB
Cartonnier in the Louis XVI Manner after the Original by Simon Oeben Constructed in kingwood and having extensive parquetry inlay, with well cast and extensive fire gilt bronze enha...
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19th Century French Louis XVI Antique The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Bronze

Life Sized Ancient Marble Torso of Apollo
Located in London, GB
This torso of Apollo would have once stood in the classical pose of contrapposto, emphasising a sense of realism and movement. Hips slightly tilted with right knee bent forward and s...
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15th Century and Earlier European Classical Roman Antique The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Marble

Fire (3) by Yayoi Kusama - Abstract contemporary work on paper
By Yayoi Kusama
Located in London, GB
*UK BUYERS WILL PAY AN ADDITIONAL 5% IMPORT DUTY ON TOP OF THE ABOVE PRICE Fire (3) by Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929) Gouache and pastel on paper 27.7 x 20.3 cm (10 ⁷/₈ x 8 inches) Signed, ...
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1950s Abstract The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Paper, Pastel, Gouache

Margaret Thatcher and State of Qatar, Garrard & Co. Silver Gilt Presentation Set
By Garrard & Co. Ltd.
Located in New York, NY
Margaret Thatcher and State of Qatar, Garrard & Co. Silver Gilt Presentation Set, London, 1983. MARK OF GARRARD LTD, LONDON, 1983 A Three piece Elizabeth II, silver and silver ...
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20th Century The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Silver

Van Cleef & Arpels Paris 1948 Platinum and Marquise Diamond Fringe Necklace
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in New York, NY
A diamond and platinum necklace with a graduating fringe of nineteen round, baguette, and marquise diamonds suspended from a neck chain of baguette and brilliant-cut diamonds; mounte...
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1940s Retro Vintage The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Diamond, Platinum

Painting en plein air - Impressionist Oil, Figure in Landscape - Charles Angrand
By Charles Angrand
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
A stunning oil on canvas by French impressionist painter Charles Theophile Angrand. The piece depicts an artist painting "en plain air" in a beautiful green meadow with blue skies be...
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1880s Impressionist The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Pablo Picasso Unique Plat Poisson Ceramic Platter, 1952
By Pablo Picasso
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
A unique variant Plat Poisson (see A.R. 166-171) terre de faience platter portraying a fish by Pablo Picasso and dated 6th June 1952. The oval shaped platter is potted in white earth...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Earthenware

17th Cent. Dutch Colonial Ebony Chair Formerly Owned by the Duke of Westminster
Located in Amsterdam, NL
An Indian ebony low chair formerly owned by the Duke of Westminster Coromandel coast, possibly Madras, 1680-1700 Overall densely carved with an array of mermaids, birds, fish, ...
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Late 17th Century Indian Dutch Colonial Antique The Most Beautiful Things

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Ebony

Antique Fabergé Gold and Guilloché Enamel Photograph Frame, circa 1900
By Fabergé
Located in Redmond, WA
A Fabergé gold and mauve guilloché enamel photograph frame, Moscow, 1899-1908, with original Fabergé scratched inventory number 25205. Of circular form, enameled in translucent mauve...
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Early 20th Century Edwardian The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

14k Gold

Pol Bury Belgium 1968-2002 Rare Sculptural Kinetic Cuff Two Tones 18Kt Gold
By Pol Bury
Located in Miami, FL
A Kinetic cuff bracelet designed by Pol Bury (Belgium 1922-2005). An exceptional and very rare sculptural piece of Cinetic Op-art, created in 1968-2004 by the Belgian Artist Pol Bur...
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Early 2000s Contemporary The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Gold, 18k Gold, White Gold, Yellow Gold

VICTORIAN Couture c.1890's Bodice Bustle Skirt Dress Hand Painted Button Set
Located in Thiensville, WI
Vintage Couture c.1890's silk bodice and skirt set. Front of bodice has multicolored floral devore velvet fabric. Black ottoman leg of mutton sleeves. Three ornate hand painted butto...
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1890s The Most Beautiful Things

Ancient Etruscan Archaic Bronze Discus Thrower
Located in London, GB
A remarkably fine example of Archaic sculpture. A figure of a discophoros, or discus bearer, standing with his right leg forward, gripping a discus in his right hand, the left arm r...
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15th Century and Earlier The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Bronze

Louis Vuitton Large Wardrobe Steamer Trunk Monogram Travel Case Early 20th C
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Port Saint Lucie, FL
An impressive Louis Vuitton Large Wardrobe Steamer Trunk Travel Case from the early 20th C. Made from Vuitton's monogram canvas, the interior features 6 drawers, 8 full hangers, 3 p...
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Early 20th Century The Most Beautiful Things

George Nakashima Free Edge Slab Coffee Table in English Walnut 1950s
By George Nakashima Studio, George Nakashima
Located in New York, NY
Free Edge Slab Coffee Table in English walnut with rosewood butterfly by George Nakashima, American 1950's. Table features a single slab top with free edges, expressive figured grain...
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1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Walnut, Rosewood

Ancient Roman Gold Intaglio Signet Ring with Asclepius
Located in London, GB
Ancient Roman Gold Intaglio Signet Ring with Asclepius Ca. 100-300 AD An Ancient Roman gold finger ring of a D-shaped hoop rising to an oval bezel containing a stone intaglio depic...
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15th Century and Earlier Classical Roman Antique The Most Beautiful Things

Le Colombe Volant

By Pablo Picasso
Located in ZEIST, UT
Pablo Picasso- Le Colombe Volant
 Medium Lithograph on Arches paper (with Arches watermark), 1952 Dimensions 
Image size: 50.0 x 64.5 cm Sheet size : 55.7 x 75.5 cm Frame size: 84....
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1950s Modern The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Lithograph

Red Space-Age Pierre Cardin Prototype Cutout Tabard Dress w Provenance-S-M, 1969
Located in Tucson, AZ
This tabard dress with its structured trapeze shape, curving teardrop hem and mid-chest cutout is an unlabeled prototype from one of Cardin’s late 60s collections. It was acquired fr...
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1960s French The Most Beautiful Things

Hermes Head Sculpture, 4th Century, Greece
Located in Girona, Spain
Hermes head sculpture. Greek Bust representing Hermes. Hermes is an Olympian deity, the God of Speed, in ancient Greek religion and mythology. Sculpted white marble with a metal b...
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15th Century and Earlier Greek Classical Greek Antique The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Marble, Stone, Metal

Portrait of Michel Leiris - British Abstract Art
By Francis Bacon
Located in London, GB
FRANCIS BACON 1909-1992 Dublin 1909-1992 Madrid (Irish / British) Title: Portrait of Michel Leiris, 1976/78 Technique: Hand Signed and Numbered Etching and Aquatint in Colours on ...
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1970s The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Etching, Aquatint

English Chippendale Mahogany Tea Table
Located in New York, NY
English Chippendale-style (18/19th Century) mahogany pedestal base tilt top tea table with square filigree gallery top.
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Early 19th Century British Chippendale Antique The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Mahogany

Paco Rabanne Haute Couture Jeweled Necklace Caftan Dress Collectors, Museums
By Paco Rabanne
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A one-of-a-kind Couture Paco Rabanne circa 1970's. Fashioned of black burnout silk velvet with colors of orange, yellow, gold, in a zebra pattern. The attached oversized long Sautoi...
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1970s The Most Beautiful Things

Roman Campana Relief of a Satyr Harvesting Grapes
Located in London, GB
This terracotta relief depicts a kneeling satyr picking bunches of grapes and adding them to his overflowing basket. It originally must have belonged to a larger scene showing the dr...
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15th Century and Earlier Classical Roman Antique The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Pottery

Prince Edward Enamel Cufflinks
Located in New Orleans, LA
Delightful masterpieces that are truly fit for royalty, these exquisite cufflinks were likely a gift from King Edward VII to his grandson, Edward VIII, the Prince of Wales, and later...
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20th Century Victorian The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

15k Gold, Yellow Gold

Superb Monumental Meiji Period Hard Wood Display Cabinet, by Noguchi of Yokaha
Located in Lymington, Hampshire
A superb monumental Meiji period hard wood display cabinet, by Noguchi of Yokahama, of rectangular form with three shelves which curl back under themselves like ripples to create an ...
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Early 1900s Japanese Meiji Antique The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Hardwood

Patek Philippe 2526J 1st Automatic Calatrava Watch circa 1956 "Hausmann" Rome
By Patek Philippe
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Introduction: This Patek Philippe 2526J watch is considered to be the ultimate Vintage Patek Calatrava watch. It has an Original Porcelain enamel dial signed with Hausmann, screw do...
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1950s Contemporary Vintage The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Jorge Zalszupin "JZ" Tea Trolley
By Jorge Zalszupin
Located in London, GB
Probably one of the most iconic pieces designed by Jorge Zalszupin in 1959. This trolley has been restored - both wood and wheels - while metal structure has been kept intact, con...
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1950s Brazilian Mid-Century Modern Vintage The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Stainless Steel

A Coco Chanel (attributed to) Tuxedo Satin Skirt Couture Suit - Paris Circa 1933
By Chanel
Located in Toulon, FR
Circa 1933/1934 ​Paris France A reversible black and iridescent white satin silk Tuxedo skirt and jacket suit. Draped shawl collar, Pagoda wide cuffed sleeves. Sheath skirt with bia...
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1930s The Most Beautiful Things

Monumental Chinese Serpentine Jade Carved Pagoda Censer, Early 20th Century
Located in New York, NY
Monumental Chinese serpentine jade carved pagoda censer, early 20th century. A masterfully carved Chinese serpentine pagoda censer. The base of the tripod censer is set upon lion-he...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Qing The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Serpentine

Margot Asquith, Lady Oxford, 1927 - Cecil Beaton (Portrait Photography)
By Cecil Beaton
Located in London, GB
Margot Asquith, Lady Oxford, 1927 - Cecil Beaton (Portrait Photography) Top half of red inkwash signature on tape and unknown studio label fixed to mount Inscribed 'Lady Oxford' on ...
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20th Century The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Silver Gelatin

Antique Spanish Star Devotional Pendant
Located in Chicago, IL
DEVOTIONAL PENDANT Spain (Jaén), 17th century Gilded silver, verre églomisé Weight 28.7 grams; dimensions 71 mm (opened), 29 × 37 mm (closed) Gilded silver filigree pendant ...
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17th Century Antique The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Gilt Metal

Tiffany & Co. Art Deco Kashmir Sapphire Diamond Platinum Ring
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Greenwich, CT
The ultimate in grace and elegance this Tiffany & Co. Art Deco Natural Kashmir antique cushion cut sapphire diamond and platinum ring is simply breathtaking. With a wearable proporti...
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1910s Art Deco Vintage The Most Beautiful Things

Materials

Diamond, Sapphire, Platinum

Vivienne Westwood Autumn-Winter 1992 oversized black sheepskin shawl
By Vivienne Westwood
Located in London, GB
Vivienne Westwood Autumn-Winter 1992 oversized black sheepskin shawl with silver glitter lining. Extremely rare piece made for the runway show. Provenance: Pete Burns of 'Dead or ...
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1990s The Most Beautiful Things

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